'We declared war on Germany without vote'
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Tory MP: 'We declared war on Germany without vote'

As Theresa May prepares for an emergency meeting of her cabinet later, one Tory MP has said she would not need to go to parliament before joining military action on Syria.

Chris Philp told the BBC's Newsnight that recent events, such as the Iraq War, had seen the House of Commons have its say, but historically, votes were not necessary.

  • 12 Apr 2018